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Wilson Farmers Market adapts to the times: Produce, meat, honey … and safety

Sylvia McLamb with Lee's Produce grabs some change for a customer at the Wilson Farmers and Artisan Market. McLamb said customers were actually thanking her and the other vendors for being there.
Filling the home pantry during the COVID-19 pandemic has been, for many shoppers, frustrating and even frightening. Shelves in many stores are nearly empty of what we took for granted as staples, and …
Eliza, Kate and Olivia Wooten hold up their "Aladdin" recital T-shirts during a recent drive-thru pick-up at the Hunter's Dance studio. The shirts reads, "A Whole New World."

Line from ‘Aladdin’ takes on new meaning: ‘A whole new world’ for dance studios

In mid-May, more than 100 students and their parents pulled through the parking lot at Hunter’s Dance Studio in Wilson to pick up T-shirts that celebrated the studio’s recital. The recital’s …
Caroline and Matt Whitley perform with Street Revival at Whirligig Park. Caroline, 14, said she knew from an early age that she wanted to sing with her dad.

Music creates an unbreakable bond: Father, daughter share the stage

Matt Whitley knew early on that his daughter Caroline had an ear for music, humming along to songs before she could even talk. “I remember her being very small and singing along to songs on the …
BIrds feed caterpillars to their young. If you want to support bird and butterfly migration, you have to provide for them.

Planting for a better tomorrow

It is no secret. We are constantly hearing on the news about the decrease in monarch butterflies, pollinators and birds. But what does that actually mean to you and me? Our ecosystem is a delicate …
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